About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel har en passion för färg. Vi är experter i det stolta hantverket att utveckla och tillverka färg och vi har satt standarden för färg och kulörer sedan 1792. Vår förstklassiga portfölj av varumärken - inklusive Nordsjö, International, Sikkens och Interpon - är betrodd av kunder runt om i världen. Vi har huvudkontor i Nederländerna och är verksamma i över 80 länder. Våra 35 000 talangfulla medarbetare brinner för att leverera de högpresterande produkter och tjänster våra kunder förväntar sig. För mer information, vänligen besök www.akzonobel.com.


Product Manager

Sege outside Malmö is one of the largest plants in the Nordics for the development, manufacture and sales of paint, lacquer, and putty with over 53 million liters manufactured there in 2018. We there are 600 employees based at the site who, on a daily basis, does everything to meet our customers' needs for high quality products and services. The organization at the site is run by two different companies – Akzo Nobel Industrial Coatings, where the focus is on paint, varnish and stain systems for the product-targeting wood and metal industry and Akzo Nobel Decorative Coatings, whose products are sold under the leading brands Vuosaari, Sadolin, Hammerite and Cuprinol to consumers and painters.

Main responsibilities

Within Nordic Marketing we are now looking for a Product Manager to Akzo Nobel Decorative Coatings. As a product manager you should support the brand team with technical knowledge when developing, implementing and evaluating category and product portfolio strategy, plans and activities for all categories, both interior as well as exterior. Based on consumer, customer, competitor and category insight you should be able to manage lifecycle plans and activities for the exterior and interior categories, such as optimization of assortment, product quality, packaging optimization and new innovations.

Your main areas of responsibilities are:
  • Be the product ambassador and work closely together with Brand Manager and Project Manager to balance and secure product requirements and a winning product portfolio
  • Secure Nordic product portfolio development and innovation roadmap based on, brand architecture and strategy as well as, outlined approved commercial plans and innovations roadmaps, and according to global guidelines and corporate business goals
  • In collaboration with global and local R&D, as well as local regulatory team, manage and pack commercial technical information as well as secure safety data sheets and safety data labelling are up to date
  • Manage volume profit & loss on each category
  • In collaboration with Pricing Manager and Sales be responsible of price list
  • Be the link between Sales and Marketing and Technical Support and R&D regarding commercial product matters

This position will be located in Malmö and you will report to Marketing Manager Norsjö Paints & Coatings.
Job requirements/Candidate profile


As a person you have the passion for product management and the ability to prioritize daily work. You have experience within Product Management or several years of experince within the industry. We are looking for someone who is flexible and open-minded to new ideas and have an ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment without losing track on priorities. You should be able to quickly navigate between high-level planning activities and hands-on tasks. To be successful in this position you need to be a good team player and self-going "doer" with speed and engagement and a high level of drive and energy. You also must have an analytic skillset to be able to deliver business cases and financial reports for running projects.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • You are fluent both in Swedish and English, both written and verbally, and able to understand Danish and Norwegian
What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

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Would you like to join us?
Please apply already to day with your CV and personal letter why you are the perfect match for this position – we are looking forward! Unfortunately we don´t accept any applications via email.

For more information about the position, please contact Recruiting Mananger, Christine Berglund, +46 783 501 37

For more information about the recruiting process, please contact Talent Acquisition Partner, Christina Borin, +46 76 112 85

For union related
questions, please contact Unionen, Jörgen Dahlgren +46 708 35 52 49 / Akademikerna, Johan Vihlborg +46708 83 56 37
Mer info
Område Malmö stad
Yrkesroll Organisation & ledning
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 12 nov 2019 (27 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. The sale of our Specialty Chemicals business is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.